Category: Planning

Hope Inn facing new planning threat

Sedgemoor District Council has today registered a planning application from Land Promotions ltd for the Demolition of the Hope Inn former Public House on Taunton road and ancillary dwelling, the erection of a two/three storey building to form 22 apartments (15, two bedroom and 7, one bedroom), and the formation of parking and amenity space. […]

Town Council Planning Panel – Decisions for April

The final Town Council Planning Panel for this period of office was held today under the chairmanship of elder statesman Cllr John Turner and featured several items of interest to Westover residents. King Square Outreach Centre proposal First item was the proposal to turn 12 Kings Square into an outreach centre for St Margaret’s Hospice. […]

Project Blueprint: Having a say in Bridgwater’s future

Everybody’s talking about the large investments that are going to be made in Bridgwater and the local area. Hinkley Point C is already contributing to our local economy, and there’s a likelihood of a Bridgwater Tidal Lagoon, both huge construction projects, both great employers, both using high tech skills that will help us to become […]

Town Council Planning Panel for February 2015

In a depleted room full of coughs and sneezes the Bridgwater Town Council Planning Panel met to consider local planning applications before they went to Sedgemoor for decision. Westover Councillor Brian Smedey reports from the meeting. First up was a controversial bid for the erection of dwellings to the rear of 3-7 North street including […]

Town Council Planning Panel January 2015

Westover councillors Brian Smedley and Steve Austen sit on the Town Council Planning Panel along with councillors Lerry (Victoria) Morley (Fairfax) Tucker(Dunwear) Turner(Hamp) and Baker (Wyndham). Each month they get a cursory glance at the town’s planning applications and can pass their recommendations on to Sedgemoor’s Development Control Committee which makes the final decision. The […]